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  • July 16, 2018

    Top X on Title X

    Organizations representing over 700,000 women’s and adolescents’ health care providers oppose all efforts to limit medically accurate health care information available to patients and to exclude qualified providers from participation in the Title X program. For at least 10 reasons, HHS should rescind the proposed Title X rule:

  • June 11, 2018

    Joint Principles on Opioid Crisis Call for Comprehensive, Public Health Approach to Addiction Treatment

    Leaders of six medical organizations representing more than 560,000 physicians and medical students called on Congress today to adopt policies that recognize opioid use disorder (OUD) as a chronic disease of the brain that requires comprehensive treatment.

  • May 23, 2018

    Ob-Gyns Have Important Role on Care Team for Women with Eating Disorders

    Ob-gyns may be one of the first health care providers an adolescent or young woman encounters with warning signs or symptoms of an eating disorder and the new Committee Opinion aims to equip ob-gyns with appropriate knowledge to ensure patients receive comprehensive care.


  • May 23, 2018

    Joint Principles for Protecting the Patient-Physician Relationship

    Our organizations, which represent more than 400,000 physicians and medical students, call on policymakers to join us in preserving the patient-physician relationship by ensuring that the practice of medicine is not unduly impeded by government interference.

  • May 18, 2018

    ACOG Recommends Postpartum Pain Management Approach Tailored to Patients

    Evidence shows that women experience pain in variable ways during the early postpartum period. As such, providers should engage in a shared decision-making approach to pain management instead of relying on a pre-defined number of tablets or duration. If used, opioids should only be prescribed for the shortest reasonable course expected for treating pain.

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